Mental Health

Mental Health

My Mind and Me

This is an update I posted to Convivio and my familly whatsapp group. Parts are redacted.

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The Narrative

When I look at my arm I hate it, it doesn't feel a part of my body, the scars are a constant reminder that I went through a dark time and it's something that makes me feel angry and ashamed. Living with this is something I'm struggling with at the moment. I hate having to keep my arm covered all the time it's frustrating since I really don't like having my forearms covered at all.

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My Support Network

One of the things I've found quite hard to accept is how awesome my support network has been over the past few months.

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It Gets Better

The support I've had since I published it has been amazing, thanks to everyone who got in touch on twitter and other means, I'm sorry I've not replied yet but it's a bit overwhelming and I'm honestly not sure what I can say.

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It got bad then worse

I've always tried to be open and public about my dealings with mental health which is why this post is probably the hardest I've ever written.

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Triggers and Self Harm

Recently my anxiety is triggering more and more frequently. Last night two men were arguing outside Sainsburys at Oxford Road, it triggered my anxiety, my heart began racing, eyes twitching and I became the monster I hate.

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My Journey

The posts below are my journey through the past few years of my life with depression and anxiety. They're rough, crass and raw. Looking back through all this is a challenge and shows how far I've come. Each post represents a large part of my life.

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